TPG is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $108 billion in assets under management. Jim Coulter and David Bonderman, former colleagues at the Bass Family Office, created TPG in 1992 and opened the firm's first offices in San Francisco. With our family office roots, entrepreneurial heritage, and West Coast base, we have developed a distinctive approach to alternative investments based on innovation-led growth, an affinity for disruption and technology, and a distinctive culture of openness and collaboration.
Our principled focus on innovation has resulted in a disciplined, organic evolution of our business. Incubating, launching, and scaling new platforms and products organically—often early in the development of important industry trends—is embedded in our DNA. Over 30 years, we have developed an ecosystem of insight, engagement, and collaboration across our platforms and products, which currently include more than 280 active portfolio companies headquartered in more than 30 countries. With an extensive track record, a diversified set of investment strategies, and a strategic orientation towards areas of high growth, such as technology, healthcare, and impact, we are helping shape the future of alternative asset management.
TPG is led by CEO Jon Winkelried, who became sole CEO In 2021 after serving as Co-CEO since 2015. Along with Mr. Winkelried, TPG’s leadership team is made up of world-class executives and business leaders who have an average of 27 years of professional experience, including an average tenure at TPG of more than 12 years, and who are supported by a deep bench of talented professionals. We conduct our business through 12 offices across 8 countries, providing us with a substantial global footprint and network for sourcing transactions, raising capital and driving value in our investments.